Our Staff

Call us at (201)659-2190 to ask about our classes and performances.

If you’re a Teen, ask about

the Kennedy Dancers Inner City Youth Dance Training Program.

October through June Season of the
Kennedy Dancers Inner City Youth
Pre-Professional Training Program

Diane Dragone

Diane Dragone is the founding director/choreographer /teacher for  the Kennedy Dancers Repertory  Company and the  Kennedy Dancers School since 1977.
The Kennedy Dancers is a non-profit corp.  Diane Dragone created the Dance curriculum for the Hudson County Schools of Technology. She taught the gifted and talented and special education dance programs at Hudson County High Tech and Hudson County prep schools as well as classes at the Hudson County Juvenile Detention center. She was also a returning  guest teacher of dance at Hudson County Community College. Ms Dragone is a certified  teacher of dance in the state of New Jersey. During her career she has performed and created countless choreographies for many regional dance, theater and opera  companies  The Kennedy Dancers have performed in over 400  grammar, high schools and universities  and performed  in theaters  up and down the eastern seaboard including the White House as well as U.S.O. tours.  The Kennedy Dancers are 6 time award winners of Citations of excellence from New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Diane is the executive producer of  the 8 time award winning cable television  program “Dance Vista” seen on assorted cable television systems throughout and beyond 22 states.

Heather Roberts

Heather Roberts has training in Ballet, Tap Dancing, and Gymnastics and has taught multi dance and fitness programs for years.  Heather is also a Black Belt in Tai Kwan Do as well as a nationally certified Animal Control Officer.  Heather is Office Manager for The Kennedy Dancers Inc. and teaches classes for children with disabilities, as well as multiple fitness classes  including Tai Chi.

Eva Hackett

Eva Hackett was born and raised in Spain and started dancing at a young age. She completed her R.A.D. exams from grade 1 to advanced 1 as well as Modern Dance Imperial Society exams. In 2016 she moved to New York City to attend Joffrey Ballet School. She graduated in 2020 and is pursuing a BFA. She is the newest member of our staff.